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Donald Trumps Success?

Select an American Entrepreneur who appeals to you. Consider the following and examine:

His/Her early career, What in his/her background led to a business start-up? What obstacles were encountered in the formation and execution of the business.

What role their individualism played in their entrepreneurial endeavors? According to APA Gudelines.

Donald J. Trump is selected.

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I have always been very fascinated about Donald Trump, because although he has had much turmoil in his personal and professional life, he always seems to manage to return and stay on top.

According to, Donald J. Trump began his business career in an office he shared with his father, Fred, in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York. According to this same site, he worked with his father for five years, where they were busy making deals together. He appears to have been highly influenced by his father as a role model. For example, according to, he has stated, 'My father was my mentor and I learned a tremendous amount about every aspect of the construction industry from him.' Likewise, Fred C. Trump, according to this same site, has often stated that 'some of my best deals were made by my son, Donald...everything he touches turns to gold.' Then, according to this site, Donald Trump entered the very different world of Manhattan real estate. In terms of his real estate career, the owners of these hotels, in terms of them being bought or sold, and, until that time, wanted to keep Trump to do what he did best: build things; they gave him a modest construction fee and a management fee to oversee the development; the new owners also allowed him to put his name on the buildings that eventually rose on the yards because his well-known moniker allowed them to charge a premium for their condos. This is a description of how Trump was able to become one of the greatest names in hotel real estate.

According to, in New York City, the Trump signature is synonymous with the most prestigious of addresses. According to this site, among them are the world-renowned Fifth Avenue skyscraper, Trump Tower; luxury residential buildings include Trump World Tower at the United Nations Plaza, Trump Park ...

Solution Summary

This essay explores the career of Donald Trump in which he began his career with his father and was highly influenced by the values of his father. The essay also explores the fame of Trump; his career has been up and down financially, but he always manages to come out on top.